Sirolli Project In Country Trainer US Non-profit Careers – Heifer International

Organization: Heifer
Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda
About Heifer:
Heifer International, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1944 in
the United States of America, works with resource constrained families in 125
countries worldwide to develop innovative solutions to the underlying causes of
hunger, poverty and environmental degradation.
Job Summary: The Sirolli
Project In Country Trainer will shadow on the job and learn Enterprise Facilitator
training best practices from the Sirolli Institute. At the successful
completion of 12 months practice, we will award the title Master Trainer. In
Country Trainer, take the approach that it is the client who should conclude
that their business is, or is not, worthy of continuation. The position will
become an advocate for the Enterprise Facilitator, which will expand the
country projects using the Sirolli model. 
This position is not to manage the Enterprise Facilitators in the field;
they will be your colleagues, but rather to ensure the cohesive support of
HEIFER country team to the projects in the field. The position will require you
to be competent and respectful as you work directly with community volunteers
Key Duties and
Support the development of the Enterprise Facilitator Management and
Advisory Boards (50%)
Efficiently manage day-to-day operations of the
Enterprise Facilitation project
Uphold and adhere to the client centered
principles of Enterprise Facilitation
Uphold and adhere to the policies and the
directions of the organization
Develop a network of communications throughout
the community and at government level as needed
Continuously, conduct research for clients
consistent with the aims and objectives of the project
Represent the organization to other
organizations, the media, and the public at large if asked to do so finding
resources, volunteers, including governmental resources as needed
Identify innovative areas of business
opportunities to develop and implement them in local, regional and national
markets with the support of the enterprise facilitator.
Support to develop family businesses seek to
generate the greatest economic and social value with a gender perspective.
Operation and Management (40%)
Report regularly on operations and insure that
the PMT and the VNT are informed, in confidence, of all clients’ activities
Establish and maintain an efficient record
keeping system
Provide a detailed report on activities carried
out each month
Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive
Other duties: (10%): Perform all other duties that may be
directed by the Project Management Board and the volunteer Resource Team from
time to time in relation to the Enterprise Facilitation project

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a degree in
an appropriate business subject such as, marketing, finance, administration,
personnel or communications or able to demonstrate competence through
experience of client based engagement and progression methods with hard to
reach groups in deprived communities to enable a business to establish and grow
practical, personal business experience.
Good listening skills
Good behavior
Respectful, Accessible, Visible, Good teacher
Good communication skills
Friendly and professional approach.
Ability to work alone and must be trusted to be
well organized and self-motivated.
An excellent communicator able to reach a wide
cross-section of the community.
Ability to understand and promote network building
Ability to learn a new management coaching
Ability to coach and support Enterprise
Facilitators on TOM and EF methodology
Ability to show empathy toward clients and their
In Country Trainer must be able to discuss
matters with clients in simple and practical terms. Look for a commonsense
approach to problem solving and be resourceful.
Ability to win friends and supporters both
within the community and the media.
An excellent communicator able to reach a wide
cross-section of the community (from successful business people to unemployed
young people
Ability to empathize with client without
patronizing them
Respect for the client’s “speed” and “pace”
Ability to communicate in simple language
Enthusiasm for client’s success.
Training, teaching or facilitating experience.
Knowledge and experience developing best
business practices.
Knowledge and experience in Solidarity Economy
and small entrepreneurship.
Knowledge of the Sirolli Institute Model is
English fluency is desired
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to Apply Online be visiting the Web link
Deadline: 11th October 2017
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